Selecting an electric griddle for your cooking needs is not an easy task. When deciding on the most suitable electric griddle for your needs, you need to think about the following:
- The size of the griddle
- The plate material of the griddle
- Ease of use
- Does it offer more functionalities
There are numerous different griddles you can find in the market. Doing your homework before going out to purchase one will surely help you with the process. We have tested and selected the 5 best electric griddles for you to consider. Keeping in mind the size, material of plate, ease of use, and functionalities. We also took price into consideration as we understand most users want a griddle at a good price point.
- Non-stick surface
- Easy to use, heats up quickly
- You need to ensure the temperature setting is to your liking and not too high, it can easily burn food if you are not careful
The BLACK+DECKER GD2011B Family Sized Electric Griddle, makes cooking swift and easy. You no longer have to worry about your eggs or pancakes sticking to the surface of the pan. This electric griddle comes with a non-stick cooking surface that allows for food to just slide off. With a cooking surface of 20 by 11 inches, you can easily cook for your whole family at once.
Easy to use, it has a knob for temperature control, the griddle makes for a great option for cooking. It is equally easy to clean and dishwasher safe, so you don’t have to spend extra time scrubbing away on it. Overall, for its size and performance the BLACK+DECKER GD2011B Family Sized Electric Griddle is the best electric griddle in the market.
- Premium textured surface, non-stick
- Removable handles for easy storage
- Easy to clean
- The automatic temperature regulation works well for the most part but at times made the griddle too hot
The Presto 07061 is a premier electric griddle that allows you to cook for your family with ease. It comes fitted with a heat control which works automatically to maintain the desired cooking temperature. It comes with removable handles and once you remove the heat control it is fully immersible. Removing the handles also allows for easy storage.
The premium textured non-stick surface of the griddle ensures easy cooking and cleaning. The Presto 07061 is an exceptional electric griddle that will make cooking fun again while making cleaning up an easy process. We highly recommend it.
- 2-in-1 griddle and grill
- Cool-touch handles
- Glass lid
The Secura GR-1503XL, two-in-one griddle and grill provides a great cooking experience with a reversible plate that allows you to grill or griddle. Both sides of the plate are non-stick so you can cook with ease without your food sticking to the plate. To ensure there is no splatter and the food cooks faster. It comes with a glass lid which you can use to cover the food.
The griddle comes with grease channels so any grease that drips from the food is drained to the drip tray. To let you know when the plate has heated up it has a light indicator. This griddle performs as well the first two griddle on our list but due to its price being almost three times as much as the other two it is ranked lower on our list.
- Non-stick ceramic coating surface that is PTOA & PTFE Free
- Provides heat up to 425 degrees F
- Easy to clean
- No heat light indicator
The Broil King PCG-10 comes with a new environment friendly, non-stick ceramic coating surface which performs when it comes to cooking. Temperature of the griddle can be adjusted to up to 425 degrees Fahrenheit so you need to be careful. It has cool touch stainless steel handles making it easier for you to move around after use.
Measuring 12.5” by 29” by 5.5” it allows you to easily cook multiple things at once. It has rear legs that support the griddle to facilitate grease run-off. The Broil King PCG-10 is the most expensive griddle on our list but performs well. You can get similar performances from cheaper options on this list specifically the Black+Decker GD2011B and Presto 07061.
- 3-in-1 cooking
- 2 separate cooking areas
- Comes with a grease tray
- Took more time to heat up than the other griddles on the list
The only 3-in-1 option on our list, the Hamilton Beach 3-in-One Grill/Griddle enables you to grill, griddle, or both at one time. The non-stick plate can be removed with a snap and it provides an overall surface of 180 square inches for you to cook. It has 2 separate cooking areas which allow you to grill and griddle at the same time.
The two cooking areas are separated by a grease channel in the center while the tray removes excess fat while reducing the mess. Both the tray and the cooking plates are dishwasher friendly, making cleaning hassle free. Overall, if you want a multi-purpose griddle that allows you to easily cook and grill at the same time then we would recommend the Hamilton Beach 3-in-One. It may not give you the best performance as a griddle but its additional functionality make it quite relevant and a great buy.
That concludes our list of the 5 best electric griddle. If you just want a griddle then you can go with the BLACK+DECKER GD2011B Family Sized Electric Griddle or Presto 07061 22-inch Electric Griddle With Removable Handles. Both are in similar price range and perform exceptionally well. If you want a grill along with the griddle than we recommend the Secura GR-1503XL 1700W Electric Reversible 2 in 1 Grill Griddle w/ Glass Lid, it is more expensive but both the griddle and grill perform well, better than the others on the list. No matter which griddle you go with, we are sure it will enhance your cooking experience.